“We can’t go back to Romneycare”: How an ACA repeal endangers Massachusetts
Boston Magazine - 03/13/2017
Still, Gary Young, director of Northeastern University’s Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research, says it’s safe to assume the ideology behind Romneycare could still apply in a post-ACA world.
“Not only do I think Massachusetts will retain the individual health insurance mandate, I suspect some other states will as well,” he says. “[But] the financial support may be more modest, and that could create certainly a lot of controversy and debate over the fact that people in Massachusetts have less now, and yet we’re still requiring a mandate.”